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First Wednesday Art Program Nov. 1 at WIU

November 1, 2017

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MACOMB, IL -- The Western Illinois University Department of Art will host the monthly First Wednesday program from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1 in Garwood Hall, the Heating Plant Annex (HPA) and the WIU Art Gallery.

The event is open free to anyone who wants to experience art. This month's schedule includes:

Garwood Hall activities:

• Printmaking with WIU professors Julie Mahoney, Jan Clough and Bill Howard - Garwood 13

• Screenprint T-shirt designs (bring your own shirt) with Professor Susan Czechowski – Garwood 11

• Art project for children with Associate Professor Ta-teh Ku - Garwood 24

• Graphic design with professors Bruce Walters and Terry Rathje – Garwood 22

• Photographs: Digital photography/exhibition reception for Professor Jenny Knavel – student art gallery, third floor

• Painting workshop with professors Damon McArthur and Tim Waldrop – Garwood 30

Heating Plant Annex activities:

• Sculpture with Associate Professor Duke Oursler – HPA 105

• Copper and aluminum bracelets with WIU Department of Art Chair Kat Myers – HPA 107.

The WIU Art Gallery will also be open during the First Wednesday event.

For more information on the monthly program, contact WIU Professor of Art Tim Waldrop at or the WIU Department of Art at (309) 298-1549.

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